Blinken congratulates the “Atlas Lions” on reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup in Qatar

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Blinken congratulates the "Atlas Lions" on reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup in Qatar

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken congratulated the Moroccan national team for its historic victory over Portugal and its reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in the history of Arab and African football.

“Africa is making history and taking the lead on and off the field,” Blinken said, in a tweet.

“On the eve of the summit of the leaders of the United States and Africa, I congratulate the Atlas Lions on their victory today. They became the first African and Arab team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup,” he added, adding the hashtag “Dima Morocco.”

Yesterday evening, Morocco defeated Portugal with a free goal, in the “Al-Thumama” stadium in Qatar, in the quarter-finals, achieving an unprecedented Arab-African football achievement.

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The Moroccan national team is the first African team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup since 2010.

It is also the fourth African team to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup, after Cameroon 1990, Senegal 2002, and Ghana 2010.

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